Parker, Joseph. The City Temple: A Pulpit Register and Church Review. Vol. II. London: S. W. Partridge, 1872.
Gray cloth, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, signature and ink stamp on ffep (Sprinkle), plain paper pasted over imprint on tp, 288 + 144 clean pp. Good. Hardcover. 
Joseph Parker, D.D., (1830-1902), educated at University College, London; minister of Poultry Chapel, London 1869-74, afterwards of the City Temple. English Independent or Congregationalist.
"His stimulating and original sermons, delivered with a ready command of vigorous English, made him one of the best known personalities of his time. Dr. Parker exchanged a number of friendly letters with Spurgeon, and was invited to speak on Spurgeon's fiftieth birthday. One of Spurgeon's biographers, A. Cunningham Burley, makes an extended comparison between Spurgeon and Dr. Parker; Burley wrote, 'The wonderful thing is that these two men [Spurgeon and Parker], so strangely compounded, drew closer together as time went on. They learned (surely in the school of Christ) to praise each other's genius and to rejoice in each other's success.'